NEW DELHI: After dialogue with the protestors against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant failed to yield results, the government initiated steps to throttle the fund flow, especially from foreign donors, into the NGOs suspected of actively aiding and abetting the resistance movement that has delayed the commissioning of the two 1,000 MW reactors in the plant by over three months.

The Union Government will take steps to commission the stalled Koodankulam nuclear power plant ‘as early as possible’, Union Minister of State in the PMO V. Narayanasamy said on Sunday, adding it was incurring a Rs. 750 crore loss per month by lying idle.

"In coordination with the Tamil Nadu Government, the Union Government will jointly work out the mechanism to open the Koodankulam nuclear power plant as early as possible," he said in a brief chat with reporters at Karaikal.

While appealing to the Tamil Nadu Government to cooperate with the Centre in ensuring the early commissioning of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), Union Home Minister P.

While appealing to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to cooperate with the Central Government to ensure the early commissioning of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president B.S. Gnanadesikan said the Congress will conduct awareness meetings across the State to mobilise public support in favour of the upcoming nuclear power programme.

The Karnataka government has informed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) that it has prepared a proposal for upgrading the infrastructure facilities in villages close to the Kaiga Atomic Power Plant in Uttar Kannada district.

The NDMA, an unit under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, had carried out mock exercises in association with different state governments at all nuclear installations to assess the preparedness of various agencies in the event of nuclear disaster.

THOOTHUKUDI: In what is being dubbed as an attempt to muzzle the anti-Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) movement, the Union Home Ministry has begun an ‘audit’ of foreign funds received by six

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